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Brauhaus Schmitz Oktoberfest Guest Chef German Beer Dinner, Sept. 24

Start the Oktoberfest celebration with this special dinner at South Street's Brauhaus Schmitz on Monday, September 24. Chef Jeremey Nolen will be joined by his wife, pastry chef Jessica Nolen, Scott Schroeder (South Philadelphia Tap Room, American Sardine Bar), Joe Cicala (Le Virtu) and Ben Puchowitz (Matyson) for a five-plus-course dinner with beer pairings. Advance tickets ($65) are required and are available online here.

Check out the menu, below:

Amuse Bouche
Foie gras liverwurst, rye crouton, red currant preserve
Arcobräu Zwicklbier

1st Course — Chef Scott Schroeder
Baked oysters, smoked Westphalian ham, Raclette cheese
Traunstein Brauhaus Schmitz Festbier

2nd Course — Chef Ben Puchowitz
Halibut, pumpernickel crust, baby turnips, beets, watercress puree
Innstadt Passauer Weißbier

3rd Course — Chef Joe Cicala
Rye-chestnut gnocchi, venison ragu
Hacklberg Humorator Doppelbock

4th Course — Chef Jeremy Nolen
Duck & smoked barley malt sausage, savoy cabbage sauerkraut, bread dumpling
Arcobräu Dunkel Lager

5th Course — Chef Jessica Nolen
Pumpkin roulade, spiced candied walnuts, vanilla buttercream, weizenbock syrup
Andorfer Weizenbock



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